An Intelligence Officer is a person employed by an organization to collect, compile and/or analyze information (known as intelligence ) which is of use to that organization. The term of 'Officer' is a working title, and is not to be confused with rank as of the police where sergeants are also 'Police Officers,' and Commissioned Military ranks can be Intelligence Officers as well. Organizations which employ intelligence officers include armed forces , police , civilian intelligence agencies , customs agencies and private corporations . [2]